Min Capital: $2,000
Women entrepreneurs often just need a little capital and support to help them reach their goals. Founded in Queens, NY, in 2008, Grameen America builds on the legacy and proven model of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Muhammad Yunus. His revolutionary but simple idea that all people can lift themselves out of poverty through their own entrepreneurial spirit has dramatically altered how the world views global poverty.
LISBAC provides a variety of low-cost loan programs and free technical assistance to help small businesses and not-for-profit organizations in New York.
Rural Community Development Resources is a Certified Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and a Certified SBA Microloan Intermediary offering access to financing for startups ($2,000-$50,000) or established businesses ($50,000-$250,000).